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[win-duh m] /ˈwɪn dəm/
John (John Benyon Harris) 1903–69, British science-fiction writer. Unabridged
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  • Wyndham nodded, and Paul understood too well what "gone" meant.

    The Hero of Garside School J. Harwood Panting
  • Katherine saw Mr. Wyndham making a mental note of the look and the smile.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • This last subject was one of intense interest to young Wyndham.

    The Willoughby Captains Talbot Baines Reed
  • Wyndham leaned back and looked at her through half-opened eyelids.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • Half an hour later, Mr. Wyndham re-appeared in the drawing-room, with a calm face that hid his secret guilt well.

    A Changed Heart May Agnes Fleming
  • Had devotion to Ted interfered with her appreciation of Wyndham?

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • The captain went and begged for admission to Wyndham's cabin.

    A Life For a Love L. T. Meade
  • Then she reflected that Wyndham did not know about her engagement any more than other people.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • He was rather angry with young Chisholm, because he was persuaded Wyndham had not seen the buoy.

    Wyndham's Pal Harold Bindloss
  • It was Wyndham's presence that in three weeks had brought about the change.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for Wyndham


John, pseudonym of John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris. 1903–69, British writer of science fiction novels and stories. His works include The Day of the Triffids (1951), The Kraken Wakes (1953), and The Midwich Cuckoos (1957)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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